B19, below and west of Kingori (Permian of Tanzania)

Where: Ruvuma, Tanzania (10.2° S, 35.1° E: paleocoordinates 55.0° S, 15.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cistecephalus other zone, Usili Formation (Songea Group), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• The Usili Formation (formerly K6 or Kawinga Formation) is considered Late Permian in age (Parrington 1936; Wopfner & Kreuser 1986; Wopfner 2002) and comprises alluvial fan conglomerates at the base followed by playa lake deposits of green and red mudrocks with interbedded fluvial siliciclastics (Wopfner & Markwort 1991).

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (float),

• National Museum of Tanzania

Primary reference: D. M. Weide, C. A. Sidor, K. D. Angielczyk and R. M. H. Smith. 2009. A new record of Procynosuchus delaharpeae (Therapsida: Cynodontia) from the Upper Permian Usili Formation, Tanzania. Palaeontologia Africana 44:21-26 [C. Sidor/C. Sidor]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 135698: authorized by Chris Sidor, entered by Chris Sidor on 03.11.2012, edited by Richard Butler and Juan Benito Moreno

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Gorgodontia -
Gorgonopsia indet. Seeley 1894 reptile
 Gorgodontia - Gorgonopidae
Sycosaurus nowacki2 reptile
UMZC T877
Dinogorgon rubidgei2 Broom 1936 reptile
UMZC T890, isolated snout and lower jaw
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Procynosuchidae
"Procynosuchus delaharpeae" = Procynosuchus delaharpeae, "Parathrinaxodon proops" = Procynosuchus delaharpeae3
"Procynosuchus delaharpeae" = Procynosuchus delaharpeae Broom 1937 therapsid
NMT RB3
"Parathrinaxodon proops" = Procynosuchus delaharpeae3 Broom 1937 therapsid
UMZC T.810
 Therapsida -
Dicynodon sp. Owen 1845 dicynodont
Katumbia parringtoni1 von Huene 1942 dicynodont
UMZC T791, an inomplete skull and jaw
 Therocephalia - Whaitsiidae
Theriognathus sp. Owen 1876 therapsid